AND THE 2017 RUSTY AWARD GOES TO........
We decided to name the top two cars on our list the best of the worst as the Rayttle may have a better score than the OX, the OX is more functional. Sure the OX is not good to look at and is the most basic design since the Mobius II, but its main use is way better than most. Who would say no to a Vehicle that can be broken down onto two skids and can be shipped into any country. On top of that it can be rebuilt by the most basic mechanics.
This is where the OX beats the Rayttle. But on the other hand the Rayttle is a bit better looking. But that is where it all stops. The Rayttle is a purebred knock off of a Renault Twizy. That is where the Rayttle hits the make and makes it the top of our list.
Next to that the rest of the best of the worst for 2017 came as no surprise as most of the companies listed are no strangers to the bottom of the design pool. The only major oddity on our list was the introduction of a Mini model. Of course this could be because they have not significantly changed their design language since their re-introduction.
Some of best of the worst come as no surprise as most are updates to already poor models or just not enough attitude added to a new model. Datsun almost had it right with the Redi-Go, well that's if they didn't use the outline of a Tata Nano.
Fiat who already had a bad year with recalls, tried to bring people back to their dealers with the odd looking Mobi and Mobi-Cross. Sure they would make a great tuner car, but on their own they are just horrible. Bad lines, cheap plastic and more than one chin on its rear.
Well, besides those disappointments, much of the rest was all the same. A Honda, a Van and a couple of hatchbacks.
2017 Rusty Award Winner - 2017 Global Vehicle Trust OX
2017 Rusty Award Winners
2017 Rusty Awards: Seventy (70) rated vehicles with an average score of 40.56%
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